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Calendar of Cool: Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York

Calendar of Cool: Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York

The Statue of Liberty is an American icon, but New York Harbor’s green lady is actually a native of France! The statue was built as a symbol of friendship between France and the United States, and to celebrate the 100th birthday of America. On June 19, 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in 315 pieces

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Fun Fact Friday: The Statue of Liberty

As you probably know, Lady Liberty was a gift from France to the US…but did you know that she has a 35 foot waistline? The Statue of Liberty’s dedication ceremony was held on Thursday, October 28, 1886. She’s over 111 feet tall (not counting the pedestal), she is made of copper (the green is due to weathering),

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